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Sour Milk Devil's Food Cake


Sour Milk Devil's Food Cake recipe













Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


2 cups brown sugar
½ cup vegetable shortening
2 large eggs
well beaten
1 cup whey
or sour milk
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon salt
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour


Cream sugar and shortening.

Add eggs and beat thoroughly. Add flavoring.

Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking soda, baking powder, cocoa, and salt.

Add dry ingredients alternately with whey or sour milk to first mixture.

Blend thoroughly but lightly. Allow to stand a few minutes.

Pour into well-oiled layer cake pans.

Bake in moderate oven at 375℉ (190℃) F about 20 minutes.

Put layers together with chocolate fudge icing containing chopped raisins.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Saint Paul, United States
 almost 4 years ago

This cake is extremely dry. Is the amount of shortening correct?
I need an answer before I try it again. Comments ?

Pico Rivera, United States
 over 3 years ago

The sour milk is what gives it the moisture. My granny use to make it. When the milk goe sour, you can make CAKE.

, United States
 9 months ago

Can you use oil or butter instead of shortening?

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 116g (4.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 34712% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 106mg 35%
Sodium 324mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 22%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Sugars g
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 31%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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